Human resources knowledge powers good people decisions and an effective HR strategy. Higher Talent recommends a number of valuable sources for HR best practices, templates, tool-kits, and articles on leading HR trends.
The Human Resources Professional Association is Canada’s HR thought leader and the largest HR association in the country. HRPA is located in Ontario and regulates the HR profession, as well as issues the Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) designation. Higher Talent is an active member of this association.
The Human Capital Institute is a think tank, educator, and global association dedicated to advancing the new business science of strategic talent management. HCI provides strategic insight, world-class research, global thought leadership and unique educational opportunities.
World at Work is a not-for-profit organization that provides education, conferences, and research focused on global human resources issues including compensation, benefits, work-life and integrated total rewards to attract, motivate and retain a talented workforce. Founded in 1955, WorldatWork has nearly 30,000 members in more than 100 countries.
The Newfoundland HR Manager is a free online resource for small to medium sized businesses. It is intended to help businesses in Newfoundland & Labrador find and keep well qualified, motivated workers they need to compete in the global market. Templates and toolkits on interviewing, how to write a job description, job offer letter template, training and development template, etc., are available.
The Lancaster House publishes information and hosts conferences in the areas of labour, employment, and human rights law. For over 30 years, the Lancaster House has been serving the informational needs of employees, employers, professional organizations, unions, management and legal practitioners across Canada. This is a great resource for staying current on the latest case law and evolving employment legislation.
Workforce is privately owned by Crain Communications Inc., which focuses on providing management information services to human resources (HR) professionals. It is a US centric website that offers information on all facets of human resources from workplace culture, technology, benefits, compensation, recruitment, etc.
Society for Human Resources Management is the largest HR association globally. SHRM provides resources, global best practices and a knowledge repository of articles, templates, and tools through its website. Higher Talent is a member of this association.
American Society for Training & Development (ASTD) started in 1943; and is the world’s largest association dedicated to workplace learning and development professionals. ASTD’s members come from more than 100 countries and connect locally in more than 120 U.S. chapters and with more than 20 international partners.